Dr. John Luque awarded NIH grant for cervical cancer screening
John Luque, PhD, MPH, and researchers from the Georgia Southern University Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health and Georgia Health Sciences University Gynecological Cancer Prevention Center have been awarded a $143,912 grant from the National Institutes of Health to evaluate a large cervical cancer screening initiative in Cusco, Peru. The researchers will use the formative evaluation findings to design and pilot a brief social marketing intervention to increase cervical cancer screening. The two-year project funded by the National Cancer Institute is titled, “Implementation Evaluation of a Cervical Cancer Screening Initiative in Cusco, Peru.”
Dr. Luque earned a master of public health degree in epidemiology from the University of South Florida College of Public Health. He is an assistant professor at Georgia Southern University Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health and the principal investigator for the NIH grant.
Reposted from the ASPH Friday Letter